Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Fashion Product and PromotionAwarded by: University of Sunderland, UK

Programme Objectives

BA (Hons) Fashion Product and Promotion is broken down into the following subject areas and covers each area in depth:

Fashion:

Concepts, theories and hands-on projects, event management,
portfolio development, illustration, photography & styling.

Product:

Understanding the fashion design process from concept to creation,
garment construction and accessories design.

Promotion:

Branding, marketing, retail concepts and consumer research.

The programme aims to:

  • Provide opportunities for students to gain a systematic and coherent understanding of the various theoretical, historical, cultural and contextual dimensions impacting on design practice.
  • Encourage students to combine highly specialised technical and conceptual skills to enhance their creativity.
  • Promote self-reflective and meaningful approaches to learning with the specialised research skills to observe, investigate and critically evaluate information from a wide range of sources.
  • Produce graduates with the appropriate range of subject-specific and professional skills necessary to pursue their chosen careers.
  • Develop in students, a high level of communication skills in the presentation of creative professional work.

Professional Accreditations

The University is a corporate member of the Design & Art Directors Association (D&AD), an influential body that stimulates, enables and awards creative excellence in design and advertising.

Why University of Sunderland

The University of Sunderland is a member of the highly respected Design and Art Directors Association (D&AD), an influential body that rewards creative excellence. The prestigious D&AD Award is well-regarded in the world of advertising and design and recognised globally as the ultimate creative accolade. In addition to our strong industry contacts we have ‘world-leading’ research in Art and Design, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework.

Our alumni form part of an international network of creative individuals who have shaped, and continue to shape, the culture surrounding all of us. For example:

  • Callum Prior and Marc Rayson beat 22,000 other entries to win a prestigious D&AD Yellow Pencil in 2013
  • Ryan Davies is owner and Managing Director of digital developers Gospelware. With an impressive portfolio of global clients, Gospelware design and build software systems for multiple devices that focus on apps for mobile and web technology
  • Tim Holman works as a model maker in New Zealand and his credits include two of the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy of films – ‘The Fellowship of the Ring’ and ‘The Two Towers’
  • Andy Sandoz is the president of the internationally influential D&AD.

Our Fashion and Textiles courses are 14th in the UK according to the Guardian University League Tables 2018 and our graduates embark on a range of exciting careers in design, brand development, fashion publishing, marketing and many other fashion-related creative industries.

Assessment Methods

Teaching is almost entirely practical and studio based, supported by lectures, seminars, tutorials, e-learning and independent learning.

Assessment is almost totally through coursework.

Graduation

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Fashion Product and Promotion (Top-up) from the University of Sunderland, UK. The degree will be the same as that awarded to the full-time students at the University main campus in the UK.

Career Opportunities

The main destinations for graduates are expected to be fashion-related creative industries. These include design, brand development, fashion publishing, production, design consultancies, PR and fashion retail.  Some graduates may become freelance consultants or self-employed designers, or go on to further study or teacher training.

Year 1

Introduction to Fashion Product

Introduction to Design Practice and Fashion Promotion

Design Theory 1

 

Year 2

Design Theory 2

Advanced Fashion Product

Advanced Fashion Promotion

Advanced Fashion Illustration and Portfolio

 

Year 3

Design Research Project

Professional Portfolio

Design - Major Final Portfolio

 

Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching models:

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 40 (tutorial)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Year 1 (27 Months)   July 2019  September 2021
 November 2019  January 2022
 Year 2 (18 Months)  TBA  TBA
 Year 3 (9 Months)  TBA  TBA

 

Part-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Year 1 (36 Months)  TBA  TBA
 Year 2 (24 Months)  TBA  TBA
 Year 3 (12 Months)  TBA  TBA

*Part-time intake not available till further notice.

 

Fees & Structure

Full-time

 Duration & Structure

 Tuition Fees

 Non-tuition Fees

 Total Fees

Year 1 (27 Months)

 SGD34,775.00  SGD1,141.20  SGD35,916.20

Year 2 (18 Months)

 SGD25,680.00  SGD963.71  SGD26,643.71

Year 3 (9 Months)

 SGD20,330.00  SGD803.08  SGD21,133.08

Application fees: SGD32.10

 

Part-time

 Duration & Structure

 Tuition Fees

 Non-tuition Fees

 Total Fees

Year 1 (36 Months)

 SGD34,240.00  SGD788.22  SGD35,028.22

Year 2 (24 Months)

 SGD25,145.00  SGD655.93  SGD25,800.93

Year 3 (12 Months)

 SGD19,795.00  SGD540.50  SGD20,335.50

Note:

# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
# Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership fees, MDIS experience seminars, medical insurance, condition tutorial fee (if applicable) and Fees Protection Scheme (FPS) Insurance Premium.
# Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership subscription fees and fee protection scheme.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

 

Entry Requirements

All applicants must be of age 17 and above, and must obtain one of the following requirements:

For Year 1 entry

A minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent

OR

International Foundation Diploma in Fashion Design and Marketing awarded by MDIS

OR

International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art (STEMA) awarded by MDIS

OR

Relevant qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) or recognised Higher Education providers in Fashion-and/or-Marketing-related disciplines, (which are deemed by the University to be suitable as pathway programmes for entry onto the Level 4 / Year 1 of the University course) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education*

For Year 2 entry

MDIS Diploma in Fashion Design and Marketing or Diploma in Fashion Marketing and Communication for Level 5 / Stage 2 entry

OR

Fashion-related qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

OR

Higher National Diploma (HND) in Fashion related disciplines for entry to Level 6/Stage 3

OR

Fashion related polytechnic diplomas for entry to stage 2 or stage 3 dependent upon diploma content in relation to the degree

For Year 3 entry

Relevant polytechnic diplomas in Fashion-and/or-marketing-related disciplines, (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4 / Year 1 AND Level 5 / Year 2 of the University course) with a pass grade*

OR

Relevant overseas polytechnic diplomas in Fashion-and/or-Marketing-related disciplines, (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4 / Year 1 AND Level 5 / Year 2 of the University course) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education*

OR

Higher National Diploma (HND) in Fashion-and/or-Marketing-related disciplines

OR

Relevant PEI qualification in Fashion-and/or-Marketing-related disciplines (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4 / Year 1 AND Level 5 / Year 2 of the University course) with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education*
^ Note: Some applicants may need to take bridging modules within the programme to secure entry onto the programme.
Note: All applications are subject to University approval through its Recognition of Prior Learning Policy and procedures.

For entry with Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Diploma: 

2 GCE 'A' Level AND WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design and Product Development)* / WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Merchandising and Marketing)*

OR

Non-fashion related polytechnic diplomas AND WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design and Product Development)* / WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Merchandising and Marketing)*

OR

Non-fashion related diploma level qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education AND WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design and Product Development)* / WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Merchandising and Marketing)*

OR

Non-fashion related overseas polytechnic diplomas with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education AND WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design and Product Development)* / WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Merchandising and Marketing)*

*Subject to the suggested entry requirements set by Skillsfuture Singapore
Note: All applicants are subjected to University approval

 

English Language Requirements

Applicants are required to possess one of the following:

Possess a minimum C6 grade in English at GCE ‘O’ Level

OR

IELTS score of 6.0 (with no elements below 5.5)

OR

Pearson Test of English Academic with a minimum score for each individual element of 51 and 56 overall

OR

Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE) with Grade C or above

OR

Completed MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE)

OR

Pass the MDIS Placement Test at Advanced Level

OR

Equivalent

 

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

Study Loans

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 TCC Limited  +65 - 6319 3700   http://www.tcc.org.sg
 DBS Bank  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 629 2265  http://www.maybank2u.com.sg

 

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS
For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

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 Standard Chartered Bank  1800 747 7000  http://www.standardchartered.com.sg
 Citibank  1800 225 5225  http://www.citibank.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 968 2265  http://www.maybank.com.sg
 UOB  1800 226 6121  http://www.uob.com.sg
 OCBC  1800 363 3333  http://www.ocbc.com.sg
 DBS  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com
 POSB  1800 339 6666  http://www.posb.com.sg
 Bank of China  1800 669 5566  http://www.bankofchina.com/sg

For Degree and Master (Available in 24 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Citibank  1800 225 5225  http://www.citibank.com.sg

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Year 1 (27 Months)  TBA  TBA
 Year 2 (18 Months)  July 2019  November 2020
 Year 3 (9 Months)  November 2019  March 2021

 

Fees & Structure

Full-time
 Duration & Structure Tuition Fees Non-tuition Fees Total Fees
 Year 1 (27 Months)  SGD36,915.00  SGD3,000.00 - 3,200.00  SGD39,915.00 - 40,115.00
 Year 2 (18 Months)  SGD26,750.00  SGD3,000.00 - 3,200.00  SGD29,750.00 - 29,950.00
 Year 3 (9 Months)  SGD20,865.00  SGD3,000.00 - 3,200.00  SGD23,865.00 - 24,065.00

Note:

# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
# Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership fees, MDIS experience seminars, medical insurance, condition tutorial fee (if applicable) and Fees Protection Scheme (FPS) Insurance Premium.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

 

Entry Requirements

All applicants must be of age 17 and above, and must obtain one of the following requirements:

For Year 1 entry

A minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent

OR

International Foundation Diploma in Fashion Design and Marketing awarded by MDIS

OR

International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art (STEMA) awarded by MDIS

OR

Relevant qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) or recognised Higher Education providers in Fashion-and/or-Marketing-related disciplines, (which are deemed by the University to be suitable as pathway programmes for entry onto the Level 4 / Year 1 of the University course) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education*

For Year 2 entry

MDIS Diploma in Fashion Design and Marketing or Diploma in Fashion Marketing and Communication for Level 5 / Stage 2 entry

OR

Fashion-related qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

OR

Higher National Diploma (HND) in Fashion related disciplines for entry to Level 6/Stage 3

OR

Fashion related polytechnic diplomas for entry to stage 2 or stage 3 dependent upon diploma content in relation to the degree

For Year 3 entry

Relevant polytechnic diplomas in Fashion-and/or-marketing-related disciplines, (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4 / Year 1 AND Level 5 / Year 2 of the University course) with a pass grade*

OR

Relevant overseas polytechnic diplomas in Fashion-and/or-Marketing-related disciplines, (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4 / Year 1 AND Level 5 / Year 2 of the University course) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education*

OR

Higher National Diploma (HND) in Fashion-and/or-Marketing-related disciplines

OR

Relevant PEI qualification in Fashion-and/or-Marketing-related disciplines (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4 / Year 1 AND Level 5 / Year 2 of the University course) with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education*
^ Note: Some applicants may need to take bridging modules within the programme to secure entry onto the programme.
Note: All applications are subject to University approval through its Recognition of Prior Learning Policy and procedures.

For entry with Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Diploma: 

2 GCE 'A' Level AND WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design and Product Development)* / WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Merchandising and Marketing)* 

OR

Non-fashion related polytechnic diplomas AND WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design and Product Development)* / WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Merchandising and Marketing)* 

OR

Non-fashion related diploma level qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education AND WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design and Product Development)* / WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Merchandising and Marketing)* 

OR

Non-fashion related overseas polytechnic diplomas with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education AND WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design and Product Development)* / WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Merchandising and Marketing)*

*Subject to the suggested entry requirements set by Skillsfuture Singapore
Note: All applicants are subjected to University approval

English Language Requirements

Applicants are required to possess one of the following:

Possess a minimum C6 grade in English at GCE ‘O’ Level 

OR

IELTS score of 6.0 (with no elements below 5.5) 

OR

Pearson Test of English Academic with a minimum score for each individual element of 51 and 56 overall

OR

Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE) with Grade C or above 

OR

Completed MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE) 

OR

Pass the MDIS Placement Test at Advanced Level 

OR

Equivalent

 

Student Pass Application

International students are required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for detail information.

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Quick Information

Duration of course
Full-time
Year 1 Entry: 27 months
Year 2 Entry: 18 months
Year 3 Entry: 9 months

Part-time
Year 1 Entry: 36 months
Year 2 Entry: 24 months
Year 3 Entry: 12 months

Commencement Dates

Full-time Programme
Jul 2019
Nov 2019

Part-time Programme
TBA

 

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